This time of year is all about getting out of the house – we’ve been cooped up for many long months! But there is a desire to freshen and rejuvenate our lives indoors as well. We’re opening windows, purging excess belongings, excavating the dust and grime that accumulated during the darker months; and cutting the first spring blooms to proudly display indoors. The raw shapes and forms of natural objects can be a refreshing addition to our interior decor; adding texture, beauty and functionality to any space.
In the bathroom:
As storage and shelving:
The natural angle of branches become shelf brackets
Branch shelf three ways
Tree branch hooks
Driftwood as a clothing rod
Tree stump coffee table
a gorgeous natural slab table top showcases the shape of the wood
And as lighting:
Is this the coolest thing or what!? I have always loved compartmentalized travel and picnic food solutions — like fancy picnic baskets. This takes that to a whole new level. What a fabulous idea, especially for spring!
Via Hither & Thither, a beautiful blog.
I am fascinated by furniture and decor that transforms ordinary objects and materials in unexpected ways. Plumbing pipe is a natural exoskeleton. Below are projects which utilize the pipe to create storage and furniture solutions. I love the industrial texture these pieces add to a room.
A few more images after the jump…
This brilliant wall caught my eye and I couldn’t stop thinking about it. Wouldn’t a project like this be the perfect inspiration for a perforated screen between entryway and living space? Or as a utilitarian storage wall in a studio apartment, or between a kitchen and dining area… I’m smitten.
Doesn’t it look like a honeycomb?
Built is a series created to show inspiring projects I’d love to attempt.